University of South Australia

University of South Australia

Data Entry Officer (HEO 3)


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  • Based in Advancement Services at the City West campus

  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $61,736 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About You

    You are a highly motivated people person with exceptional relationship building and communication skills. You have a keen eye for detail and identifying inconsistencies within datasets comes naturally to you.

    Our people are innovative thinkers, who communicate with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We are authentic, resilient, and influential and we deliver results and this is what is expected of you as our new Data Entry Officer.

    About the Role

    Reporting to the Manager: Advancement Operations and Alumni Services, you will provide support for data functions in the Advancement Operations team including database management, data hygiene and data entry. You will undertake a range of administration activities and assist with the management of the Advancement Data inbox, responding to and resolving queries in a timely manner.

    Configuration and cleaning of data entry, running reports, interpreting data and queries as well as report writing and creating event dashboards is a main focus of this role.

    About Advancement Services

    Advancement's function is the strategic management of relationships to increase understanding and support among key University constituents. This includes the more than 240,000 alumni and friends of the University, members of the community and philanthropic organisations of all types in Australia and internationally. The Unit aims to secure financial support from donors who wish to contribute to the achievement of the University of South Australia's vision and values; engage alumni in the life of the University as volunteers, advocates, supporters and donors; and manage relationships with current and potential supporters of the University.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Certificate in Business Administration (or similar) and/or demonstrated equivalent experience, knowledge and skills in an administrative environment
  • Demonstrated experience working with databases, high level data entry skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven ability to understand data requirements using creativity and insights to prepare and write reports with data insights and analysis
  • Demonstrated advanced computing skills to enhance work effectiveness, including proficiency in the use of a variety of computer applications including relationship/ direct marketing databases
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions including 40% working from home
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on- site gym membership
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Sara Heidrich, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 5997.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 14 April 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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    Job details


    Data Entry Officer (HEO 3)


    University of South Australia




    April 03, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 14, 2024

    Job type



    Computer Science,Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The forerunners of today’s UniSA were the South Australian School of Art, founded in 1856, the first of several Teacher Training Colleges formed in 1876, and the School of Mines and Industries which was established in 1889. These schools were renowned for providing quality education and for responding to the needs of the nascent colony of South Australia.

    The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education and number six worldwide and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience.  Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

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